Quality-aware model-driven service engineering
Pahl, Claus and Boskovic, Marko and Barrett, Ronan and Hasselbring, Wilhelm (2008) Quality-aware model-driven service engineering. In: Rech, J and Bunse, C, (eds.) Model-Driven Software Development: Integrating Quality Assurance. Information Science Reference . IGI Global, pp. 400-430. ISBN 978-160566006-6
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Service engineering and service-oriented architecture as an integration and platform technology is a recent approach to software systems integration. Quality aspects
ranging from interoperability to maintainability to performance are of central importance for the integration of heterogeneous, distributed service-based systems. Architecture models can substantially influence quality attributes of the implemented software systems. Besides the benefits of explicit architectures on maintainability and reuse, architectural constraints such as styles, reference architectures and architectural patterns can influence observable software properties such as performance. Empirical performance evaluation is a process of measuring and evaluating the performance of implemented software. We present an approach for addressing the quality of services and service-based systems at the model-level in the context of model-driven service engineering. The focus on architecture-level models is a consequence of the black-box
character of services.
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